Document Type : Original Article


1 Ph.D Student of Educational Management, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

2 Associate Professor, Department of Management, School of Health, Tehran, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Department of Management, Allameh Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran



Purpose: Considering the importance of finding talent in schools, the purpose of this research was identifying the dimensions and components of constituents and effective factors on discovery and support of the talents of junior high school students in deprived areas.
Methodology: The current study in terms of purpose was applied and in terms of implementation method was qualitative. The research population was finding talent documents and universal and non-universal experts in the field of finding talent in Tehran city in 2020 year, which 15 finding talent documents and 20 people of experts according to the principle of theoretical saturation were selected as a sample by using the purposeful sampling method. The research tools were note-taking of documents and semi-structured interviews with experts, which their formal and content validity was confirmed by the opinion of experts and its reliability was obtained by the agreement coefficient method between two coders 0.79. Finally, the data were analyzed by open, axial and selective coding method in MAXQDA software.
Findings: The findings showed that the discovery and support of the talents of students had a one dimension of finding talent and supporting it (with four components of talent attraction, talent discovery, talent development and training, and talent maintenance and preservation). Also, the effective factors on discovery and support of students had six dimensions of structural factors (with three components of culture, education and manager's support), family factors (with three components of family economic facilities, physical facilities and educational and occupational status of parents), social factors ( with two components of communication and social responsibility), individual factors (with four components of self-confidence, trustworthiness, risk-taking and self-motivation), environmental factors (with two components of school and teacher) and contextual factors (with two components of student age and student gender).
Conclusion: Considering to the dimensions and components of constituents and effective factors on discovery and support of the talents of junior high school students in deprived areas, officials, managers and planners can use them to discover and support the talents of the students


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